Tile Flooring Store in Georgetown, ON
Wall tile and tile flooring are a beautiful addition to any home or business. With its enduring construction and style versatility, tile flooring is a top choice for kitchens, bathrooms, and mudrooms. It’s also used in outdoor and commercial settings, as well as for backsplashes, custom tile showers, bath surrounds, and more. At Carpet Barn Carpet One in Georgetown, ON, we carry a wide array of designer tile products that perfectly combine performance and style.
Tile offers sustainability, design possibility, and moisture-resistance. It’s considered a green product, as well as an excellent investment, Your new tile can last for the life of your home. This means less ecological waste, saving you the time and money spent replacing your floors. There are endless styles available, from simple white porcelain tile to intricate wall tile designs. This type of flooring also offers performance features like glazed tiles with extra stain, slip, and scratch-resistance. Tile is inherently hypoallergenic as it’s easy to clean and doesn’t trap allergens.
Understanding how tile works and how to care for it will go a long way in ensuring every project is a success. There are three main types of tile: porcelain, ceramic, and stone. Porcelain and ceramic tiles are made from a mix of clay and other natural materials. Porcelain tiles are created using denser clays and higher firing temperatures for a more durable product. It fares tremendous either indoors or outdoors. Sturdy and resilient, porcelain comes in a wide range of style options: there are even tiles made to resemble your favourite hardwoods.
Ceramic tiles are used for walls and indoor applications, while porcelain is used for flooring and outdoor settings. However, tile manufacturers are now creating ceramic products that are just as tough as porcelain. Ceramic tile is always elegant and ever-so-stylish. Affordable and enduring, ceramic tiles are one of the most popular product families. Ceramic is made from glazed or unglazed clay, which is finished in a kiln. It’s trendy in the bathroom or kitchen.
Stone tiles are cut from slabs of natural granite, slate, travertine, marble, and more. Stone is exceptionally durable and compatible with outdoor elements and freeze-thaw cycles. You’ll frequently see this type of floor used for patios, exterior walkways, and more. You’ll also find stone tiling around custom fireplaces and in high-traffic settings like office hallways and entrances. They’re well-suited for outdoor installations as well as indoor uses. Made from materials such as slate, marble, and granite, stone tile can be pricey but lasts for years and are easy to maintain.
You can install tile in a variety of places around your home. It’s commonly used for flooring in moisture-prone areas like kitchens and bathrooms. You’ll also find backsplashes and wall tiles in these areas because they serve to protect your walls from splashes, steam, appliances, and more. Additionally, we carry wood look tile, which mirrors natural wood flooring and is popular in areas throughout the home, like living rooms and bedrooms.
Our professional installation team can customize your tile to your home – whether you need slip-resistant glazed tiles for your office hallways or gorgeous ceramic wall tiles for your home’s bathroom.
We carry a variety of floor tiles, along with decorative ceramic mosaic tile for walls and showers, stone tiles for patios, and more. Whether you want a unique tile like patterned porcelain or a simple, classic design, we can help. Our experienced team can guide you through the various tile colours, patterns, shapes, sizes and brands (such as Bel Terra), until you find the right look and performance level for your space. Visit our showroom to see our tile samples and talk with our experienced team or, visit us online to browse our tile catalogue.
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